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What are the output levels of the Audiobox USB 96

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asked Jul 17, 2020 in AudioBox USB by daviddoty (120 points)
The manual shows the outputs of the Audiobox USB 96 directly driving a pair of speakers. Are the output power levels really high enough to drive a pair of studio monitors (in this case, Alesis Point Sevens) satisfactorily, or do I need to go through a power amp?

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answered Oct 21, 2020 by robertwilliams43 (140 points)
It won't drive my Cali Audio LP8s to max output, I'd say it's about half what they need or less. It's not a power amp, it will need powered monitors or an external amplifier if the monitors don't have built in amps. My monitors are powered and it still wont drive them hard enough using the ballenced outputs, I'm guesing the USB power is not quite enough.